Gartner Research

Recommended Configurations for Enterprise Desktop PCs, 2014

Published: 23 January 2014

ID: G00259876

Analyst(s): Stephen Kleynhans


New processor options and changing form factors are complicating desktop PC procurement. IT procurement leaders should use Gartner's recommendations to match their user requirements with the appropriate desktop PC configurations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenge



  • Select Processors and Chipsets for Stability, Balanced Performance and Long-Term Availability
  • Balance Memory and Disk Storage Against Future Needs
  • Select Appropriate Graphics and Displays
  • Select Stable Image Programs
  • Focus on Manageability
  • Examine Alternative Desktop Form Factors for Applicability
  • Evaluate Shortening Warranties

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